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694612A A Supplementary Literature Examination, 5 ECTS cr 
Code 694612A  Validity 01.08.2007 -
Name A Supplementary Literature Examination  Abbreviation A Supplementary 
Scope5 ECTS cr   
Type Intermediate Studies Discipline1128 Information studies 
  Grading1 - 5, pass, fail 
Unit Faculty of Humanities 

Terttu Kortelainen 
Anna Suorsa 

ECTS Credits 

5 ECTS credits, 135 hours of work

Language of instruction 



1 st, 2 nd or 3 rd year

Learning outcomes 

Upon completion of the course, students will be able to describe the conceptual premises, research questions, choices of methods and important results of research related to selected fields in Information Studies.

Mode of delivery 

Independent study

Learning activities and teaching methods 


Target group 

Students completing a Master’s Degree who have acquired a degree from a University of Applied Sciences in the field of Library and Information Services

Recommended or required reading 

a) Haapaniemi, M., Rohkimainen, S. & Kortelainen, T. (2012) Uusien kirjastopalvelujen vaikuttavuus. (Finnish Information Studies 24.) (1 ECTS credit) Examiner: Terttu Kortelainen

b) Känsäkoski, H. (2014) Value Creation in Childhood Obesity Care and Prevention. (2,5 ECTS credits) Examiner: Maija-Leena Huotari.

c) Kärki, R. & Kortelainen, T. (1996) Johdatus bibliometriikkaan. (1 ECTS credit) Examiner: Terttu Kortelainen

d) Niemelä, R. (2006) Ikääntyneiden informaatiokäyttäytyminen: laadullinen tutkimus arkielämän informaatiokäytännöistä ja toimintaan aktivoitumisesta. (1,5 ECTS credit) Examiner: Maija-Leena Huotari.

Assessment methods and criteria 

Book examination, 160 hours of independent study

Read more about assessment criteria at the University of Oulu webpage.



Person responsible 

Professors, University Lecturers

Working life cooperation 


Other information 

The book examination can be taken on one or more exam dates. NB: The examination will be assessed by different lecturers, who will decide the required reading. Therefore, sign up with each lecturer separately . 1 ECTS credit is equivalent to 100–125 pages of text in Finnish and 75–100 pages of text in other languages.


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